Experts urged to ratify Minamata Convention to phase out mercury-added products পারদযুক্ত পণ্যের ব্যবহার বন্ধে মিনামাতা কনভেনশন অনুমোদনের আহ্বান সেন্টমার্টিন সৈকতে প্লাস্টিকের আগ্রাসন 72 birds die eating pesticide-treated masakalai Educate girls to save the planet শিশুর সর্দি-কাশি সারানোর ঘরোয়া উপায় 50 Books All Kids Should Read Before They’re 12 24 thousand under 5 children die of pneumonia in Bangladesh annually গ্রিনহাউস গ্যাস কমানোর লক্ষ্যে নানা উদ্যোগ Maldives: Eco-friendly product export destination for Bangladesh
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Experts urged to ratify Minamata Convention to phase out mercury-added products

Dhaka, 23 November, 2021: About 32,660kg of mercury are released into the environment in Bangladesh per year, research says Considering the availability of mercury-free alternatives in the market, experts have urged the government to adopt an action plan to phase out mercury-added products. Given the environmental and health hazards of mercury, the Minamata Convention needs […]

পারদযুক্ত পণ্যের ব্যবহার বন্ধে মিনামাতা কনভেনশন অনুমোদনের আহ্বান

ঢাকা, ২৩ নভেম্বর, ২০২১: পারদযুক্ত পণ্য পর্যায়ক্রমে বন্ধ করার জন্য মিনামাতা কনভেনশন অবিলম্বে অনুমোদন করা প্রয়োজন। ডব্লিউভিএ মিলনায়তনে এনভায়রনমেন্ট অ্যান্ড সোশ্যাল ডেভেলপমেন্ট অর্গানাইজেশন এসডো কর্তৃক আয়োজিত একটি অনুষ্ঠানে বিষেষজ্ঞ ও পরিবেশবাদীরা এই আহ্বান জানান। অনুষ্ঠানে বাংলাদেশ প্রেক্ষিতে পারদযুক্ত পণ্যের বর্তমান অবস্থা, এগুলো পর্যায়ক্রমে বন্ধ করার কার্যকারিতা, বাজারে পারদযুক্ত পণ্যের বিকল্পের উপস্থিতি এবং মিনামাতা কনভেনশন অনুমোদনের […]

Metal fillings ‘leak mercury after scan’

Dhaka, 24 August, 2021: Metal dental fillings leak mercury if they are exposed to a new powerful type of medical scan, scientists have found. They studied the effect of ultra-high-strength MRI – the latest in scanning technology being introduced to several research hospitals in the UK. The study, in the journal Radiology, shows 20 minutes' exposure is […]

Mercury-Free Dental Implants Materials Market is accounted

Dhaka, 31 July, 2021: Zirconia, ceramic, or titanium, a biocompatible ceramic material, are used to make mercury-free dental implants. Without any symptoms of inflammation or foreign body rejection, zirconia fully assimilates (osseointegrates) into the jaw bone. The titanium implants have a grey tint to them. Since zirconia is white, it will not show through thin tissue. […]

Treatment Options for Dental Caries

Dhaka, 27 June, 2021: Direct Fillings: While the uses of dental amalgam has been declining through the years, other materials are widely used to fill tooth cavities caused by dental decay. Like dental amalgam, these direct filling (restorative) materials are used to restore the biting surface of a tooth that has been damaged by decay. […]

GHANA: AEHPMP to reduce mercury pollution and e-waste

Dhaka, 26 June, 2021: In Ghana, mercury pollution and e-waste are increasing, impacting the environment and the health of the population. The Ghanaian government has launched the African Environmental Health and Pollution Management Programme (AEHPMP) in the Western, Ashanti and Greater Accra regions to mitigate this phenomenon. The AEHPMP is funded by the World Bank […]

New EPA Report: Dental Amalgam Fillings Are Largest User Of USA’s Elemental Mercury

Dhaka, 20 June, 2021: The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) is publicizing a mercury inventory report produced this week by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It is the first report conducted by the EPA under the mercury inventory reporting rule and as required by amendments to the Toxic Substances Control […]

Mercury-Free Dental Implants Materials Market is accounted for US$ 10.3 billion in 2020 with 5.7% CAGR by 2027 | Global Analysis by Size, Growth, Trends, Development Activities by Top Players And Country Level Analysis

Dhaka, 2 June, 2021: Zirconia, ceramic, or titanium, a biocompatible ceramic material, are used to make mercury-free dental implants. Without any symptoms of inflammation or foreign body rejection, zirconia fully assimilates (osseointegrates) into the jaw bone. The titanium implants have a grey tint to them. Since zirconia is white, it will not show through thin tissue. […]

Toxics Watchdog Group Exposes Online Sale of Chemical Whiteners Laden with Banned Mercury

Dhaka, 27 April, 2021: The toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition today released a new report revealing the unethical and unlawful use of online shopping and social media sites to sell skin bleaching, lightening or whitening products containing mercury, a dangerous poison banned in cosmetic product formulations. The advocacy group for a zero waste and toxics-free society launched the […]

Siddika becomes World Alliance VP as 1st South Asian lady

Dhaka, 21 January, 2021: Siddika Sultana, the executive director of Environment and Social Development Organization (ESDO), has been appointed vice president for Asia of the World Alliance for Mercury-free Dentistry.  She is the first women from South Asia to become the World Alliance Global Leadership role since its operation from 2010, read a press release.  […]

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